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ShortKeeper vs Autohotkey - Oli_B - 04-17-2018

Comparing these two is like comparing a car and a tire. You need both and they complement each other. In this case, Shortkeeper is the vehicle that uses AutoHotKey tires...and trust me it is a Cadillac! 

For those who don't know, AutoHotKey (AHK) is an open-source scripting language for Windows which consist of tasks automation like auto-clicking, macros, etc. ShortKeeper is a platform that integrates AHK and is a lot less difficult to use if you want to manage hotkeys. Let's be honest. Do you have enough time to learn a programmation language? The time you will need to learn it will be longer than the time it will make you save!

So to make a long story short, ShortKeeper is 'AutoHotKey for dummies'. You select which category of macro you want to have and you write it down plain and simple. Shortkeeper converts it into AHK language and you have nothing else to do.

And because you don’t need to learn AHK language to set your macros, on the long run, it is an advantage to use ShortKeeper because six months from now or twelve months from now you will be able to modify or add new macros compare to AutoHotKey where you would have forget everything you learned back then.

For those of you who already know how AHK works, you also have a category in ShortKeeper that allows you to put your AHK skills on display! Well don't waste any time and go download ShortKeeper here at https://cedeq.com/shortkeeper/en and get in the driver seat!

RE: ShortKeeper vs Autohotkey - denilama - 05-02-2018

Interesting comparison! I would add that ShortKeeper is a shortcut manager and AutoHotkey is a shortcut processor.